Saratoga Hospital Medical Group Names Executive Director

Oct. 7, 2020

Saratoga Hospital Medical Group Names Executive Director

Scarlet Clement-Buffoline brings over two decades of administrative experience to multidisciplinary medical practice

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y., Oct. 7, 2020—Saratoga Hospital Medical Group has appointed Scarlet Clement-Buffoline of Ballston Spa as executive director of the multidisciplinary medical practice. 

Clement-Buffoline has more than two decades of administrative experienceScarlet in positions of increasing responsibility at Capital Region hospitals. Most recently, she was chief operating officer for acute care services at St. Peter’s Health Partners in Albany.  She also has served as vice president of administration and specialty services at Samaritan Hospital and St. Mary’s Hospital, both in Troy.

At Saratoga Hospital Medical Group, Clement-Buffoline will play a lead role in overseeing operations and developing strategies to expand the practice and increase access to high-quality healthcare in the region. 

“Since its founding in 2013, Saratoga Hospital Medical Group has earned a reputation for a culture of collaboration that improves patient outcomes and continues to attract exceptional providers,” said Jeffrey Methven, Saratoga Hospital executive vice president. “With her depth and breadth of experience, Scarlet is the ideal choice to build on the medical group’s success and identify opportunities for it to serve our community even better.”

Saratoga Hospital Medical Group includes more than 250 providers in over 30 specialties and continues to recruit physicians and advanced practice providers to meet the growing needs of the Saratoga region. In recent months, Saratoga Hospital Medical Group has added specialists in allergy and immunology, family medicine, geriatric medicine, nephrology, obstetrics and gynecology, psychology and pulmonology.

Clement-Buffoline holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology and health from the State University of New York at Potsdam and a master’s degree in counseling psychology from the University at Albany. A fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Clement-Buffoline is a member of the Association of Healthcare Management – Western New York, the National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare, and the Healthcare Association of New York State Behavioral Health Task Force. In addition, she has served on the boards of the Troy Redevelopment Foundation, Rensselaer County Chamber of Commerce, and Rensselaer County Community Services. 


About Saratoga Hospital: Saratoga Hospital is the Saratoga region’s leading healthcare provider and the only acute-care facility in Saratoga County. The hospital’s multispecialty practice, Saratoga Hospital Medical Group, provides care at more than 20 locations, ensuring easy access to programs and services that can have the greatest impact on individual and community health. Saratoga Hospital has maintained Magnet designation for nursing excellence since 2004. The hospital is an affiliate of the Albany Med Health System, which also includes Albany Med, Columbia Memorial Health and Glens Falls Hospital. The region’s largest locally governed health system, it has 1,520 beds, more than 800 physicians and 125 outpatient locations. For more information: or


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07 Oct 2020